The rest of the story: Rock’s roots
Thanks to Southside Sentinel reader Tom Feigum of Hartfield, a little-known fact about early rock-and-roll history came to light recently. Feigum said the Sentinel story about the death of Buddy Holly, The Big Bopper and Richie Valens in a plane crash brought back memories of “the day the music died”—Feb. 3, 1959.
Art on the Half Shell festival May 9 in Urbanna
Returning and new visitors to the Art on the Half Shell festival will be delighted once again on Saturday, May 9, when they spot Glen Allen artist Clifford Earl at his usual spot at the corner of Virginia Street and Rappahannock Avenue in Urbanna.
Middlesex YMCA 10K walkers/runners
“I am particularly proud of our YMCA training team, which persevered for the past 10 weeks in preparation for Saturday’s event,” said Middlesex YMCA executive director Buzz Lambert.
Presidents and First Ladies pay state visit to RW-C
Two U.S. presidents and their First Lady wives made a special visit to Rappahannock Westminster-Canterbury last week, and the Secret Service was nowhere in sight. Why not? Well, the two First Couples have been dead for more than a century.